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Dubai's DAE hires former Etihad exec as CEO of subsidiary

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces Jeff Wilkinson as CEO of Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Limited

Dubai's DAE hires former Etihad exec as CEO of subsidiary

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd on Monday announced the appointment of a former Etihad Airways senior executive as CEO of its subsidiary company, Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Limited (Joramco).

Jeff Wilkinson was most recently CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering based in Abu Dhabi responsible for several core business functions.

He led a team of over 3,000 professionals to drive a new strategic direction including EASA major design and production approval, and establish a Customer Focus business unit culminating in the delivery of several Tier 1 customers to the company.

Wilkinson has more than 25 years of industry experience, 11 of which have been at Etihad Airways.

Khalifa H AlDaboos, chairman of Joramco said: “We are thrilled to be able to recruit someone of Jeff’s caliber to lead Joramco.

"I am confident that Jeff’s leadership skills, industry expertise and decades-long experience of working in multi-cultural work environments will translate into an exciting new growth future for Joramco and its dedicated work force of 900 professionals.”

Based in Amman, Joramco provides commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services to clients in Europe, Africa, Middle East and other parts of Asia.

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